Hey all! Just recently, I got bit by the bug to get back into RC. Back in the day I had a Bolink Digger, and I go the urge to see if I could track one down. Found out that RJ Speed was making them again, and the rest is history.
I've got some issues with this car now (mostly my own doing
). I got crazy and put a 3900kV Reedy / XP SC450-BL combo in the car, and man that thing is sick! Obviously, I've broken some stuff pretty quickly with a setup that quick, but I expected that.
What I didn't expect is the way the motor ran. Granted this is my first brushless setup, and I quickly realized that a BL motor does not behave the same as brushed. What I didn't expect was that after several runs, it would get real jumpy when going full throttle from a low speed. Did a bit of research and it seems that the motor is cogging. I'm running the car on a Duratrax Onyx 4200 NiMh; is this likely the problem, or could there be something wrong with the electrics?
The second issue I've got is with the tires, but that's simpler. The rears chunked out pretty bad real quick, and I've managed to run them almost clean down to plastic in no time flat. I run the car primarily on semi-rough tarmac for the most part and I could use a recommendation for what foam compound would be a bit more durable.
Any insight and suggestions are welcome!